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About Rod

Rod Margolis, Executive Coach & Nonprofit Consultant

Rod helps executives and nonprofit organizations develop and implement fundraising, organizational and communication tactics and strategies meeting their goals and objectives. His background includes 20+ years of progressive leadership providing vision, stewardship and results oriented management.

Proven Results

As President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York his accomplishments included:

  • Transformed this significantly underperforming organization by reversing 60% loss in campaign into a 69% gain in a highly challenging fundraising environment.
  • Initiating a financial resource development program resulting in an eightfold increase in corporate sponsorships and an 80% growth in endowments assets.
  • Creating highly innovative annual campaign affinity programs resulting in a 235% increase in major gift households.

As Executive Director at United Jewish Community of the Virginia Peninsula:

  • Led Federation in extensive modernization of the Jewish Community Center and the construction of an award winning preschool while doubling contingency and capital reserves.
  • Fostered 400% endowment growth over a five year period


  • Executive Coach, Center for Executive Coaching
  • Associate Certified Coach, ICF

Honors & Awards

  • Sapir Award for Annual Campaign Achievement, United Jewish Communities
  • Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, United States Air Force

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